Monday, December 11, 2006

Driving down the road I saw a ....

Great big CAT
(largest free fare bus line in the US)
It has a NightCat, dubbed "The Vomit Comet"
A truly fun little town full of energy.
Where am I?

One of the interesting road signs in my travels.
This was found next to the levee in the background
and where I was introduced to a real satsuma.
Where am I?

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Strong Odor of ......


In a state that prides itself on Barbeque, this small town rolls up the sidewalk at 6pm, no BBQ to be had. So I drive over to the Pizza Hut just a quarter mile down the road. As I'm preparing to get out of my truck I smell an odor, hmmm, might be a little diesel from the last fill up.. I open the door and the odorous air assaults my lungs, I choke and cough, my eyes tearing up from the strong odor of OIL. Crude I'd guess. Just about lost my appetite right there. I look around and find a pumpjack nearby emitting the noxious odors. But... after looking around some more, they are all over town, hiding.. the flamingo was the odoriferous one..

behind the Dairy Queen (check out the DQ chaps)

in front of the Dollar General store,

in back of the Dollar General store,

over by the railroad tracks.

By the way the Barbecue at the "City Market" was great, you walk in to the back smokehouse, they grab some paper, pile on the ribs, brisket and links that you order, grab handfuls of sliced white bread and toss it on the top, you walk out dripping grease on the floor over to your table. You go dish up some beans, grab a bottle of local BBQ sauce(mustard/vinegar base), some sweet tea, sit down and chow!

About Luling

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Where Am I? Updated 11-29-06

My trip itinerary since May 15, 2006

Some of the locations I've been to more than once, and some others are in the immediate future!

This should help those attempting to guess where the photos were taken.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Coos Bay, Oregon
Neskowin, Oregon
Chinook, Washington
Hagerman, Idaho
Rock Springs, Wyoming
Elm Creek, Nebraska
Des Moines, Iowa
Nauvoo, Illinois
Joliet/Chicago, Illinois
Goshen, Indiana
Van Wert, Ohio
Youngstown, Ohio
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Washington D. C.
Gasburg, Virginia
Clemson, South Carolina
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Kingsland, Georgia
Kissimmee, Florida (Orlando)
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Lake City, Florida
Pensacola, Florida
Robert, Louisiana (New Orleans)
Livingston, Texas (Houston)
Luling, Texas (San Antonio)
Junction, Texas
Balmorhea, Texas
Deming, New Mexico
Mesa, Arizona (Phoenix)
Quartzsite, Arizona

Monday, November 27, 2006

A different Foothill Drive

This is one of the most beautiful drives during October.

I made this drive several times over a 10 day period, both when overcast and sunny, I was always delighted with the changes each time.

Sunday, November 26, 2006

Birds of a feather?

A great egret at Fort Clinch

Little blue heron stationed under the above egret

Surveying his kingdom, outside my fifthwheel. (Coopers Hawk)

A pair of great egrets on Tamiami Trail

The most fascinating bird, the American Darter, aka anhinga, when I first saw this, I thought it was a snake in the water until it climbed out totally wet and dried off the wings to fly.

Check out this four in one photo. I'm not sure what the bottom bird is, American darter on the top, great blue heron in the second position, snowy egret in the third center position.

Looking for dinner?

Stayed for 3 weeks in this neat state, taking my time to watch birds from Fort Clinch to Tamiami Trail.

Local people brag about the moonshine

Do you think the mountains in the background are rather smoky?

Check out these photos, can you guess where I was? I have seen so many colors in the mountains as I move from north to south and warmer weather.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Colors on the Sand

Where is this?

and this?

Where Am I?

!!UPDATED!!! 11-18-06

Wow, time goes by so fast.

I'd update the site more, but I don't always have solid internet access. I'm working on a solution for that. Many of you have wondered where I am, what I'm doing, this is for you. Thanks for the emails and comments on the blog. Here is my itinerary so far.

After Vegas, I went to Washington State, International Kite Festival in Long Beach, Ilwaco and Chinook.

Hagerman, Idaho
Rock Springs, Wyoming
Elm Creek, Nebraska
Des Moines, Iowa
Nauvoo, Illinois
Joliet/Chicago, Illinois
Goshen, Indiana
Van Wert, Ohio
Youngstown, Ohio
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Washington D. C.
Gasburg, Virginia
Clemson, South Carolina
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Kingsland, Georgia
Kissimmee, Florida
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Lake City, Florida
Pensacola, Florida
Robert, Louisiana
Livingston, Texas

I revisited the Portside Cafe where I found the wonderful chicken fried and plattercakes.

I'll upload more photos, maybe a comment or two, and let you guess where they come from.

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Vegas-Nevada Police and Fire Games

Props to the Peddling Pigs of Park City, I managed to get a few photos of their prowess. Results

Oles has his game face on!

Sarge getting a send off from Clouse on the 10.5 mile time trial.

Listen up!!!

Okay, there will be two cops at the turnaround cone so you don't go too far this time. Do you think it'll help your time?


Plotting the demise of a certain other team, while in the midst of cohorts.

Still there about one third of the way on the Road Race.

Check out the view!!

Ed's there for the ride and having a good time!

He's hangin!

Red shoes in the Red Rocks area!

Thursday, July 20, 2006

102 degrees on the Clearwater River-Kamiah, Idaho

Met Ray (SKP) who was prospecting for gold in the area.

Life on Wheels-Moscow

Moscow, Idaho Life On Wheels conference at the University of Idaho.

This link explains the Life on Wheels conference, a unique group to teach people how to buy, live, and work in recreational vehicles. Over 100 classes teaching everything from Aerosol Defense to Workamping. (couldn't think of any Z's). Courses on solar cell systems, generators, maintenance and map reading are a few choices available. 4 courses a day for a week, feels like school again. Even so I enjoyed learning more about the fifth wheel and the lifestyle I've chosen for a while.

July 4th-Spokane, Wa.

A view of Riverfront Park and the falls near the fireworks display.

I spent July 4th in Spokane, Washington, watched fireworks at Riverfront Park, what a treasure. Soon afterwards nature treated me to natural fireworks as I stayed and watched a lightning storm roll into town. I stayed in nearby Cheney at Jellystone Park, although they didn't like me on my electric scooter and had to chase me down. Seems they equate the scooter with skateboards and even though gray haired, they would not let me ride. I stayed in the area about 5 days and then on to Moscow. Of course I had to try a chicken fried steak in the area.

Frankie Doodles has no noodles, but they have a hella large CFS. Check this out, an 11 oz. CFS, covered in gravy with eggs and more gravy covered hashbrowns, with butter soaked bread. This true heart attack on two plates cost just $7.95 at Frankie Doodles of Spokane. I even like the name, which is the real reason I stopped.

Saturday, July 01, 2006

What would you like for dinner?

I just checked to see if anyone else wrote about chicken fried steaks. Would you believe there are over 200,000 entries about chicken fried steak???? thats outrageous...

I found a good one though. Don't you just hate it when you go out to dinner and you ask the other person what they want to eat. The answer seems to be, "I don't know" you pick something you like.. My answer lately has been "Sushi" or "Sashimi"; the female throws up her hands in disgust. Heres one for the books though. Lets go eat, dear!

Chicken Fried Sushi

Grants Pass Or., Twin Falls, Id., and Susanville, Ca.?

What do these three places have in common? Harts Cafe's, decorated with a 50 and 60's theme, complete with jukebox playing oldies. If you were around in the 50's and 60's you will be instantly transported back into time. This place reminds me of "Happy Days" with Ron Howard and Fonzie and the crew... Plus you get food from burgers and fries to meatloaf and yes... even Chicken Fried Steak. They have $3.99 breakfasts to fill you up and $5.99 lunches that do the same. Their specials have names like "Rockin Robin" and "Porky Pig". Back to the chicken fried, a very tender cubed steak with a golden brown coating, laid properly on a bed of gravy. Now not many of you know this, but I worked my way through the last two years of high school in restaurants, like Roberts Roost in Greybull Wyoming. The head chef told me, with accent, "Never cover your meat with gravy, display it proudly on a bed of gravy, its the meat they came for, not the gravy", he went on to say you should display meat as a work of art, with the chef being the artist. So when I see a chicken fried steak on a bed of gravy, with a little design on the meat made with gravy, it brings back memories of long ago. But on to the rest of the story as Paul Harvey would say. Very tender steak, but the coating was bland, now maybe my taster was just off that day, cause the white gravy was bland, although the garlic/cheese toast served with it was fine. The vegetables served were a regular corn, pea, carrot, green bean style medley and a choice of potato, delicious baked potato even. Overall the dinner was a 7, not because of the flavor sad to say, but the ambiance, and presentation of the meal counts and it was enough food to fill you up. Wonderful real Strawberry lemonade with real strawberries by the way, unlimited refills.

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Rice and Beans........and chicken fried

Wendell Idaho... dirty yellow building in the blazing sun, wind blowing, and 3 miles out of town a prairie fire. So... the haze of smoke in the air, the smell gagging at times. But I was hungry, and decided to pull over for a late lunch.
I walk in the door of La Tapatia, and immediately notice the lunch specials only last till 4pm and it's 4:07. Okay, I make the best of a bad deal and scan the menu, cute little latina asks if I want hot or mild, I say HOT automatically, then look around and see all the latinos sitting at tables sweating, and the air conditioning is cool. I call after her, make it mild.... She comes back with a basket of chips and a crock of salsa, I taste cautiously, okay, tomato rush, I grab a bigger bite, yuck, might as well be ketchup. A few more bites confirm the theory. Okay I can fix this, there is three bottles on the table, one familiar red sauce, bout the same name as the restaurant. One bottle labeled HOT habanero, red sauce, and the other labeled XXXTRA HOT Habanero that's actually grey sauce. I grab the red HOT sauce, shake some in the salsa and take a bite. "Shit" the room starts spinning I grab the table and try to breath. Images of Gago going to the hospital flash through my head (another story,) I finally breath and realize that's not good either, my eyes then start watering and I wonder what it's like to be sprayed with pepper spray full on in the eyes. A few gasps later and some water is all to be found, I clear my eyes and look around, everybody is now grinning, a real gringo in their midst.
Hoping to make the best of it, I check out the menu again, hmmmm, Milanaza, under it in english says "Fried Steak." Okay, I'll bite, I thought carne asada was fried steak. Aha, another item below that one, Milanaza De Pollo, english translation below "Chicken Fried Steak."

Now I'm not on a Quest for nothing, here's my chance to experience some real southern, like south of the border chicken fried steak. I smile at the waitress, gasp for some Dew and a chicken fried steak pointing at the menu. She nods her head writes something down and takes off. About 5 minutes later a hot plate is delivered to my table, Rice and beans, okay no surprise there, this is Mexican food, and a wafer thin dark brown piece of meat. I inspect it, it's been coated and deep fried, kinda thin, I try a couple bites....... This meat is white, a couple more bites tells the story. This is chicken fried chicken, thin, coated with flour and corn meal, not too bad, overcooked though. I'd rate it a 4, not something I'd order again, the fresh tortillas were good. I figure the english translator was latino and switched the order of the words around. Milanaza would be chicken fried beef, with the de pollo making it chicken fried chicken. Oh well, live and learn, I can always go down the road to the Flying J and get a golden corn meal wrapped tube steak called a "corn dog".... or would that be a hotdog tamale?

Laters all and stay safe!!

Saturday, June 17, 2006

Just wandering through the news and came across these stories, they reminded me of Park City.

Below are external links to News Stories. (push the back one page icon to return here)

Remember the puppy!!!
Puppy Assault

This is close to the cocaine bindles in beer I've seen too many times to mention.

This story is certainly in the eastern US, Park City would be Orions Music store and Wasatch bagel's.

You can tell these people never used meth, despite being up 28 hours writing the story.
Meth in US

See what fun you can have in a days events and how it applies to your town?

Friday, June 16, 2006

In Zion

After many years of living in Utah, (now that I no longer live there,) I finally saw some of the wonderful scenery, I took my time to stop and check it out. Here is a shot of my 5th wheel, we just stopped to use the potty, makes it very convenient.

The size and grandeur of Zions Nat'l Park make it really hard to show it in a few photos, I recommend everyone take some time to see the world in their backyard and smell the flowers. It's hard to do when someone is checking your every step.

P.S. Only chicken fried steak I had was in LaVerkin, rate it a 4, gristle and cold gravy, although the scone was fair.

Thursday, June 01, 2006


Yesterday I left my house of 5+ years, the city bought it, and the money is in the bank already. Park City Title was quick about it, didn't know there was going to be a eight dollar wire transfer fee though, part of the quick service I guess. The agony of getting rid of all my junk to go on the road was so time consuming, I could not believe it. And it was great for Park City to have it's clean-up month at the same time. Whoot, free dumpsters, I estimate I took over 60 large bags and boxes to the dumpsters, I figure it was 16 years of junk that I saved and now is gone. A little went to storage, a little went to Idaho. I had two neighbors stop by besides LW, they both made comments on the increasing presence of cars parked on the street and the high number of people occupying the units, one guy said he counted 20 people in the one unit and 6 cars. Just a small violation of the CCR's on the cars, but after all it's a public street. I never did figure that one out, homeowners/renters HAD to park in their driveways and garages, but anyone including hordes of high school kids can park on the street. (just not homeowners)

Thursday, May 25, 2006

Above the Law

"Above the Law" is a film starring Steven Seagal, who also wrote it. Seagal has a mysterious past and may reveal himself a bit in the storyline. Seagal impressed me, it's the first film in which I saw someone do a press check on a gun. I don't think Seagal even knew he did it, the movement was so natural and quick. That one little natural move makes me think Seagal was an "operator" somewhere.

It seems dog owners in Park City don't remember "Bob" or they are "above the law" .
Park City has a habit of suddenly reversing itself on laws (or not allowing the police to enforce the law.) Take a look at the City Park, it's a wonderful place, you can throw frizbees, play with your dog off leash as long as it's a good dog, and drink beer.

Interestingly enough, the Utah Code states:

32A-12-220. Unlawful consumption in public places.

(1) A person may not consume liquor in a public building, park, or stadium, except as provided by this title.
(2) A violation of this section is a class C misdemeanor.

32A-1-105. Definitions.

(25) (a) "Liquor" means alcohol, or any alcoholic, spirituous, vinous, fermented, malt, or other liquid, or combination of liquids, a part of which is spirituous, vinous, or fermented, and all other drinks, or drinkable liquids that contain more than 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by volume and is suitable to use for beverage purposes.
(b) "Liquor" does not include any beverage defined as a beer, malt liquor, or malted beverage that has an alcohol content of less than 4% alcohol by volume.

(5) (a) "Beer" means any product that:
(i) contains 63/100 of 1% of alcohol by volume or 1/2 of 1% of alcohol by weight, but not more than 4% of alcohol by volume or 3.2% by weight; and
(ii) is obtained by fermentation, infusion, or decoction of any malted grain.

Looks like this loophole in the law allows beer but not other liquor in a park, by state law, of course the city can "tighten" the ordinance to not allow it. (Then it wouldn't be Park City, would it?)

It's also the only city in Utah I know of that allows beer sales 24/7 from stores. (The state leaves it up to the cities to draft an applicable law to limit beer sales. There is no state law prohibiting 24 hour sales or limiting the hours......)

As to dogs:

Even Park City has an Ordinance about dogs without leashes, (at large,) but it seems from a recent radio broadcast the ordinance is not to be enforced by animal control or the police department.

DOGS RUNNING AT LARGE <---Actual city ordinance link..... 7- 3- 2. DOGS RUNNING AT LARGE It shall be unlawful for the owner or person having charge, care, custody or control of any dog to allow such dog at any time to run at large. The owner or person charged with responsibility for a dog found running at large shall be strictly liable for a violation of this section regardless of the precautions taken to prevent the escape of the dog and regardless of whether or not he knows that the dog is running at large. Deemed "at large" unless personally controlled by leash or lead in condo common areas, public parks, parking lots open to public, ski areas, golf courses and shopping centers.

"What about BOB"

Friday, May 12, 2006

Community Oriented Policing

The origins of this story begin with Bob the Cat from Park Citys newspaper the Park Record, this is a tribute, in a small way, to him. (not that he needs it)

To summarize: Bob the Cat was torn to shreds on the Rail Trail by two unleashed dogs on Sept 21, 2001. A full page ad was taken out in the Park Record to find the culprits and the police department was put on high alert. A memorial was built on the corner of the owners property featuring "BOB". Over the following winter and starting into the summer the entire town was in an uproar about unleashed dogs. Now this subject comes up every year, but in May of 2002 a unique program was put into force in the Park City Police Department. The Park Record headlined a story "Have leashes, will travel" in the May 22-24 2002 edition with a photo of the police chief standing near one of the cities police SUV's with a double handful of dog leashes. CNN/AP even carried the story about the police giving out leashes. Even to this day, the well prepared police officer carries a ready supply of leashes.

The rest of the story:
This is one of the first Community Oriented Police projects I never submitted, although it is certainly tongue in cheek. The finished project is reproduced in it's full glory below!

Project Description

Date: May 14, 2002
Department: Police
Title: Dog leash educational program
Type of Item: Discussion
Project Writer: Officer R. King

Analysis: Based on a comprehensive analysis with other officers about the police departments dog leash program, it was left to me to actually put the ideas into writing. The other officers have asked not to be identified and I will do my upmost to carry out their wishes. This project is an ongoing work and I would appreciate any feedback you or administration is able to provide before the final draft.

Topic: To make the "Leash it and Love it" courtesy dog leash program more palatable to the public and still carry an educational message.

Pre Application Survey:
Several possibilities come to mind, The Park Record could certainly provide a public service survey asking the people of Park City to comment and decide some very important issues. Public meetings can be time consuming and fruitless, spreading blame where ever the speaker decides, a well written survey with a limited number of choices for the public could condense the process, and get it on the road to actually doing something about the problem.

It's a well known fact in some circles that praise is a great motivating factor, rather than the fear of apprehension of receiving a citation or reprimand. The idea of praising and rewarding the dog owners with a bonus would be of great benefit to the department and the city as a whole. Dr. Ivan Pavlov, 1904 Nobel Laureate prize winner proved animals motivations can be conditioned and modified though a reward system. The very same holds true for the human animal, public praise in valuing people can do wonders in building a strong police-public relationship and foster a better understanding among the public on the goals of the leash law and education program. The second and third recommendations takes this fact into account.

A community is built around common values, commonly-held standards of acceptable civic behavior, and good communication, among other things. The police department is required to communicate and nurture understanding of the current problem. What better way to do so than to have the public/community acknowledge the problem and participate in the solution (public buy in.)

First Option: Do nothing...
Probably not the most cost effective as public buy in could reimburse the cost of the leashes and brochures. Community is not involved and looks upon the program as a Law Enforcement concern. Very little education value as the current brochures are excellent devices to pick up dog droppings for disposal (pooper scooper). They are made of a heavy card stock and do well for this purpose.

Second Option: Use the existing leashes and brochures as a demonstration program to get community involvement started.
Should be cost effective, local businesses and residents would buy into the program, the businesses could supply local advertising and possible coupons for dog owners appearing at the business with a "leashed" dog. The cost of the leashes and brochures would be absorbed by the businesses and residents wishing to do a good deed for the community. Therefore the public buy in would be greater and possibly transcend the law enforcement function by having the leashes and brochures provided at local establishments as an incentive to "Love your Dog".

The "Love your Pet Bakery" at 605 Main St. Park City, has generously consented to donate "Leash Coupons", these would work similar to the helmet coupons for children the Health Department gave to officers a few years ago. When officers or park hosts see an owner with a dog on a leash they issue a coupon good for a dog biscuit at the bakery. Already during the preliminary analysis the public is beginning to buy in to the concept.

Third Option: Use the existing leashes and brochures as an example of the concern Law Enforcement has for the community and place messages designed to pamper and calm the community on the leashes and brochures.
Could be cost effective, could use a junior member of the Police Department on graveyard shift with a city supplied Sharpie to emblazon the words Park City Police Courtesy Leash on one side and messages such as "Spiro Robertus Sanctus" on the other side. This would serve to mollify certain family members who lost a dear friend to rabid and unleashed dogs on the Rail Trail with the classy and socially proper message "Breath the spirit of Bob divine/holy/pious"
This would serve as a community reminder to upscale Parkites rather than the crude but catchy phrase "What about BOB?" There is also the possibility of BOB's family/guardians providing future inscribed leashes to be handed out on an as needed basis. (Very cost effective)
This raises the possibly of a counter leash being developed, for those that are "anti-cat" or anti-BOB with Latin inscribed messages such as "Nobis freno Cattus" (Be mellow, leash cats) or "Gauisus Evito Cattus" (Be happy, kill cats.)
This approach would provide the best and most community buy in as each faction within the community could have what it wanted and be able to tell the world about it. All factions could design leashes and brochures thereby pleasing everybody at once. The survey of the community would provide the needed donors for the program tools. (Very cost effective)

One officer suggested since Bike Patrol has a lot of contact with the community at various functions, they be utilized extensively as contacts for this educational program.

Rather than Law Enforcement handing out the leashes, and since the majority of the complaints come from the City Park area, we could enlist the aid of the Park Hosts to carry both sets of leashes and brochures.
The Main Street and Old Town area would be well served by utilizing Parking enforcement people, this could fit in well with the job description. and could actually be a positive contact for them, cheering them up immensely, the only drawback is they are limited to a certain area. This could also extend to Main Street utilizing Code Enforcement Officers during Film Fest, Arts Fest and other licensed Master Festivals as well. Self-serve leash posts and brochure stands could be erected at locations throughout the city, that are not served in person. Every city employee that has a chance to meet the public should be trained on the proper response to an unleashed dog, every city vehicle could carry a colorful set of leashes and brochures.

The third option is the most cost effective, has the most public and police buy in, and is certainly the work of many individuals who gave the needed input to make it possible.

Exhibits: See enclosed sample

(A sample leash was enclosed in the envelope)

This is a work of fiction and remains the property of R. King. Any relationship to persons or pets living or dead is entirely coincidental, all names and places are used with literary license by the author.

Wings and Things

Time to spread my wings!!

Yep, I'm retired..... had the little party in the City Council chambers. got my plaque and memories book. A big card (20"x30") and all the cute pastries. Chief Evans was wandering around with a camera, so I'm sure photos will appear here in the comments one of these days. Both Lt's made an appearance. I was glad to see Building Inspector and Fire Marshall Ron Ivie drop by, he's good to work with. Sheriff Edmunds, Chief Deputy Booth and Narc Sgt. Hendrickson dropped by, all people I worked with and respect. Many others were there, some good friends and some acquaintances from the city. I can't name them all. The real party is tonight at the Broken Thumb, wings and drinks is the name of the game. I know several officers that will be leaving the cop cars home tonight. Should be a good time. It's something after 26 years of work to see it end. I wonder sometimes if I really did any good in the world, it didn't seem to help, our society is still going down the drain. Maybe I haven't had my defining moment yet!

Sunday, May 07, 2006

And that reminds me.... A tale about a stinker..

About the worst chicken fried steak I ever had, this was so bad..... It'll stay in my mind forever I think. The date was 10-10-2003.. Driving back from Coos Bay, Oregon with my mother... We stopped at the Black Canyon Junction Fuel Stop( I-84, Idaho), a Stinker station, you know the one with the cute little skunk on the sign. A cafe sits on the property, you drive up, shoulder your way past greasy bo'd truckers and sit down at the table, choking slightly on the haze of cigarette smoke in the air. I should have walked away. I ordered a CFS naturally, and until I find something worse (which I hope I never do) this CFS becomes the bottom baseline to rate all future CFS.
Called: Chicken fried steak
Steak: 1-tough as shoe leather, griddle fried, half burnt and half raw.
Breading: 1-greasy, burnt or gooey depending on the section
Gravy: 1-you want gravy on that, hun? (we only have white gravy in the morning, hun, we might have some brown gravy back there.)
Sides: 1-overcooked watery green beans, need I say more?
Presentation: 1-truckers cafe, smoking allowed, and the waitress calling me "hun"
Overall: 1-of course (no minus allowed)

Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Chicken fried in Ilwaco, Washington

The Pacific Ocean and my truck on the sand, sunshine and a bit of breeze, what a beautiful day!! I found a chicken fried steak in Ilwaco, Wa. Portside Cafe, a diner painted yellow and lavender, and huge plattercakes as a side for the CFS, these things were soooo bigggg!! 12 to 15 inches around and you got two of them on a "platter." The Steak was fair, tender, breading was just okay, what made this steak good was the sausage gravy on it, it was AWESOME!!

Rating scale 1 to 10, 1 being a dog shouldn't eat it and 10 being mindboggling.

Called: Chicken Fried Steak (breakfast)
Steak: 6, coating bland, but tender edges and deep fried.
Gravy: 10, real sausage gravy-truly an experience
Sides: you pick-plattercakes and eggs (breakfast time :o)
Presentation: 7, general look of the served meal, dining room and waitress.
Overall: 9, gravy made this meal, the plattercakes were unique also.

Saturday, April 29, 2006

This is the place!!

As I start my quest with the ending of my former job/life, I may attempt to chronicle some of my travels/musings here. I know I will publish some satirical writing that I have saved through the years, the originals will be willed to certain people in the department.